Contributing sermons since Mar 10, 2020
Contributed on May 20, 2020
A neglected holiday,but a critical one
Ascension Day Ascension Day reminds me of Kevin McCallister of Home Alone fame. You remember Kevin, aka Macaulay Culkin ,right? The whole family was rushing around to go to Paris for Christmas, and in the confusion, Kevin was overlooked and left home alone. While we make a big deal of days ...read more
Contributed on Apr 6, 2020
We need Jesus to enter our hearts, our halls of power, and our hospitals
Come in! This Palm Sunday will certainly be one of the, if not the, most memorable Palm Sundays in my ministry, my life, and perhaps history. While there are no Palms waving about, nobody trying to remember how to make the crosses out of the Palms, and no loud singing, this may be the most ...read more
Contributed on Apr 1, 2020
What happens when we hit a dead end? What happens when God hits a dead end?
Scattering and Gathering On this third Sunday of a virtual service, I come to you with a new sense of hope. I come to you with a new sense of determination. And, I come to you with a new sense of urgency. These feelings come from Ezekiel 37, a difficult passage, but one that is critical in ...read more
Contributed on Mar 18, 2020
Have you ever felt like you are out of fuel? What are you putting in the tank??
We as a church, we as a town, we as a country, and we as a world find ourselves this morning in an uncharted wilderness. In this desert fact, fiction, and hysteria are mixed together in a stressful cocktail. Those things we took for granted such as running to the store to pick up some toilet ...read more
Contributed on Mar 10, 2020
What happens when you do not have a map for your faith journey?
What if we viewed our faith journey like a road trip? A few weeks ago, I was busily preparing for my journey to North Carolina. I programmed the destination in my GPS, fueled up the truck (yes, I said truck), checked where construction delays were, and of course made sure I had snacks and ...read more